Legal Aid Society of San Diego
Areas covered: Consumer law, juvenile law, health & welfare law, immigration law, family law, housing law.
Eligibility: Federal regulations determine which low income residents of San Diego County are eligible for free legal services. Call to find out if you are eligible.
1-877-LEGAL AID (1-877-534-2524)
San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
Areas covered: Family law, restraining orders, HIV/AIDS legal services, landlord/tenant law, children/youth law, micro-business & non-profit support program, immigration.
Eligibility: Some programs have low-income requirements. Call to find out which programs have income requirements and if you are eligible.
San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program | Pro Bono Legal Services (sdvlp.org)
Elder Law & Advocacy
Senior Legal Services provides free legal services to residents of San Diego and Imperial Counties over the age of 60. Attorneys are able to advise about a wide range of legal issues, including financial elder abuse, landlord/tenant, contractual disputes, estate planning, consumer issues, and benefits problems.
Elder Law & Advocacy | San Diego and Imperial Counties (seniorlaw-sd.org)
Family Law Facilitator
Areas covered: Divorce, child custody & visitation, support issues. The legal staff can help fill out court forms and provide general legal information. Help is provided through group workshops and walk in assistance.
FLF Self Help Center | Superior Court of California – County of San Diego
Small Claims Advisor
Help via in person and phone with small claims issues and procedures.
Small Claims Advisor | Superior Court of California – County of San Diego
LawHelpCA.org is the official website run by the Legal Aid Association of California and funded by the California Bar Association and various legal aid organizations. Search for legal help by location and topic. The site also contains legal information on a variety of topics.